Tag Archives: Sailing cruisers

My parents’ photos of the Norfolk Broads in 1956

            These old Ilford transparencies found in a box belonging to my father Brian Atkin show the Norfolk Broads in 1956. It was a time when my parents were young, both sailing cruisers and motor cruisers were … Continue reading

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Claude Worth’s first voyages

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Claude Worth’s book Yacht Cruising includes many charming pen and ink drawings Claude Worth became a legendary cruising yachtsman, but everyone has to start somewhere – and Worth’s description of sailing his first yacht in his legendary book Yacht … Continue reading

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Some more photos of a Blue Moon being built in Turkey

Newly built Blue Moon at Cem Gur’s boatyard in Turkey. As usual, click on the images for an enlarged photograph Fans of Thomas Gillmer’s Blue Moon design based on the traditional Falmouth quay punt will be pleased the boat is … Continue reading

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